BennyK's Recent Activity

  1. BennyK replied to the thread The most memorable use of a Gong..

    [MEDIA]

    Mar 24, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  2. BennyK replied to the thread What is the least amount or drum cymbals you could play with?.

    I've done it with just a snare . It sure exercises your imagination .

    Mar 24, 2019 at 7:12 PM
  3. BennyK replied to the thread What's the Best Album by a Drummer?.

    Buddy Miles - Them Changes Levon Helm - all Tony Oxley - nothing quite like this guy

    Mar 24, 2019 at 4:38 PM
  4. BennyK replied to the thread John Densmore of The Doors ... opinions ?.

    Especially near The End when l'il Jimmy went from Lizard King to Godzilla .

    Mar 23, 2019 at 8:07 PM
  5. BennyK replied to the thread John Densmore of The Doors ... opinions ?.

    I think the Farfisa pedal bass drone was an integral part of their sound . Adding a legit bass player may have altered the chemistry ,...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 2:46 PM
  6. BennyK posted a new thread.

    John Densmore of The Doors ... opinions ?

    Morrison, the all American Syd Barrett . Krieger and Manzarek psychelicizing blues hooks and Densmore with his Ray Charles-ish pseudo...

    Forum: General

    Mar 23, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  7. BennyK replied to the thread Drumming quirks, hangups.

    Every time I buy a drumkey, the lost ones are found, then they all grow legs in the middle of the night and run away again .

    Mar 23, 2019 at 10:47 AM
  8. BennyK replied to the thread Drumming quirks, hangups.

    I switched to Regal Tip 2B's . This is a really thick heavy hickory stick that responds well to most any dynamic or touch . So ,for...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:21 PM
  9. BennyK replied to the thread Drumming quirks, hangups.

    Other people's rides always seem better than mine . After a lifetime of chasing after their " thing " I accidentally changed sticks and...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 4:02 PM
  10. BennyK replied to the thread Who's using 16" hihats ?.

    Easy... take your cymbal to the local music retailer and try itout with whatever's on display . There are usually a few hihat stands set...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 1:47 AM
  11. BennyK replied to the thread My ghost notes are garbage.

    Try double shuffling on the snare, alternating and displacing the pulse between your hands . Bass drum four on the floor,hi hat foot...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  12. BennyK replied to the thread Steady house gigs.

    I've had four house gigs back when those were still out there . Two of them them were 5 nighters , one was Mon-Tues ,one was Wed. which...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 3:38 PM
  13. BennyK replied to the thread ELO concert on PBS.

    Cello with a Gibson Les Paul ,plus Lynne's vocal tone stands tall in a forest of outstanding guitarists and singers . The Traveling...

    Mar 18, 2019
  14. BennyK replied to the thread What are these brown dots on my cymbals?.

    Could be the brilliant finish is getting perforated with stick tips, exposing the raw bronze/brass underneath . I have a Jimi DeGrasso...

    Mar 18, 2019
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